At the close of the services, the people hurried out with indecorous confusion, eager to communicate their pent-up amazement, and conscious of lighter spirits the moment they lost sight of the black
I had thought the green Martians the most ferocious warriors in the universe, but the awful abandon with which the black
pirates threw themselves upon their foes transcended everything I ever before had seen.
At Tara's left was the Black
Chief, Gahan of Gathol; directly in front of her the Princess' Panthan, Floran of Gathol; and at her right the Princess' Odwar, Val Dor of Helium.
The Englishman attempted to dissuade him, but immediately the black
became threatening and abusive, since, like all those who are ignorant, he was suspicious that the intentions of others were always ulterior unless they perfectly coincided with his wishes.
Michael was even quicker, so that the fellow went down with a bullet in his back before he had taken a half dozen steps.
With the automatic swiftness of a wild animal the black
gathered himself to spring.
Having made the turn, the being sat motionless as before, while Toto barked louder at the white man than he had done at the black
And then, within thirty yards of the pit, advancing from the direction of Horsell, I noted a little black
knot of men, the foremost of whom was waving a white flag.
The fire of hate, restrained, smoldered beneath the lad's evident desire to know the purpose of the black
As the sun rose the lion withdrew into the jungle and the black
descended from his tree and started upon his long journey back to camp.
Then the black
girl told him that she too was in the power of the Fairy, who had doomed her to wander about in her present guise until some youth should take pity on her and bear her in safety to the other side of the river which they saw in the distance, and on the other side of which the Fairy's domain and power ended.
Sheeta's cruel fangs and tearing talons ripped and tore at the black